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The Static Collapse Characteristics of CFRP Single and Double Hat Shaped Section Members according to the Interface Number for Lightweight

경량화용 CFRP 단일 모자형 부재와 CFRP 이중 모자형 부재의 계면수 변화에 따른 정적압궤특성

  • Received : 2012.09.11
  • Accepted : 2012.12.03
  • Published : 2012.12.31

Abstract

Currently, the most important purpose in designing automobile is environment-friendly and safety performance aspect. CFRP(Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics) of the advanced composite materials as structure materials for vehicles, has a wide application in lightweight structural materials of air planes, ships and automobiles because of high strength and stiffness. In this study, experimental investigations are carried out for CFRP single and double hat shaped section member in order to study the effect of various stacking condition. They were cured by heating to the appropriate curing temperature($130^{\circ}C$) by means of a heater at the vacuum bag of the autoclave. The stacking conditions were selected to investigate the effect of the interface numbers. The CFRP single and double hat shaped section members which manufactured from unidirectional prepreg sheets were made of 8ply. The static collapse tests performed and the collapse mode and energy absorption capability were analyzed according to interface number.

Keywords

carbon fiber reinforced plastic;collapse mode;energy absorbed characteristics;single and double hat shaped section member

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